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Prepare to become a leader in nursing education through Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston’s Nursing Education post-graduate track.

Nursing Education Track at a Glance

Whether you plan teach patients, nursing staff, or students, our Nursing Education post-graduate completion track provides a solid foundation in nursing, behavioral, and teaching-learning theories. By focusing on development of knowledge and skills in a specialized clinical area, Cizik School of Nursing prepares students to teach in nursing programs upon completion.

Admit Terms

Fall, Spring, and Summer

Average Completion

One year

Credit Requirements

12 hours

Academic program

Post-graduate only

Educational mode

100% online

Estimated Tuition

Among the lowest in the state

Flexible, Online Nurse Education Track

Designed to fit the busy schedules of working nurses, the didactic courses in Cizik School of Nursing’s post-graduate Nursing Education curriculum are delivered online. Students also complete a nursing education clinical preceptorship and have opportunities to network with classmates and faculty.

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Meet Our Track Coordinator

At Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston, excellence begins with our outstanding faculty, like Assistant Professor Carole L. Mackavey, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C. In addition to leading the Nursing Education track, she provides care as Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus on chronic disease management.

Careers in Nursing Education

Our Nursing Education post-graduate completion track prepares students to lead learning from the classroom to the clinic. Career opportunities for nurse educators include:

  • Staff development roles
  • Clinical education/precepting
  • Nursing faculty appointments
  • Patient education

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Sample Curriculum

The Nursing Education curriculum focuses on assessment of student learning, curriculum design and instruction, teaching strategies, and evaluation, with a special emphasis on electronic communication and technology in education.


Get Started Today

Share your knowledge and experience with patients, colleagues, or future nurses by completing the Nursing Education post-graduate completion track at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

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